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inside the country. >> ray, you russelled with this issues in the early days of the obama administration. i wanted to put the same question as emanuel formulated it to you, which is how does one integrate or reconcile an aggressive policy on human rights with a policy that is very centered on nonproliferation, is it impossible to do it? emanuel says there is a bay and in fact used the word expedient. i would note that the administration took fair amount of criticism after the green revolution for not speaking up strongly enough, early enough, as the crackdown began there it's also worth noting that about a year ago, the u.s. announced a set of sanctions on irgc and other officials on their human rights abuses, which is somewhat different. these sanctions were different than the typical sanctions which are very much aimed at proriff -- proliferators. so the administration would argue they have tried to grapple this. how would you answer that question. [inaudible] >> talk into the mic. >> i think when you kind of look at this issue, which is not upstrictly a u.s.-iran issue but it's imbedd
of of weeks that they will not accept any deal that keeps tax rates for the wealthy. >> russell burma is a staff writer for the hill. thank you. >> thank you. >> and you can go to our website c-span.org to read the letter that the president wrote to house rubble can survey. it was signed by house speaker john vader, majority leader eric cantor, and four others. a group of retired military officers and business leaders recently released a report outlining ways to decrease u.s. dependence on oil. the group today posted eighth discussion on oil independence. among the speakers, the senior -- the ceo of a and fedex, a white house adviser, and senators. >> a good morning, everyone. i especially want to thank members of the security council. they have been a distinguished group of members since 2006. i also want to give a special thanks to -- >> i want to give a special thanks to the staff at securing america's future energy. we stand on the shoulders and the time it takes to get these reports. the policy staff, james, leslie, the staff that puts these together, our political staff and the
and rights of the house. signed, sincerely, david russell, district liaison, u.s. representative david price. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the house stands adjourned until 2:00 >> we are going back to the conference on women in leadership with andrea mitchell and nancy-ann deparle. >> she gave me the notion i could do anything i wanted to do. >> how did she do that? >> she had very high expectations and let me know she expected me to do well in school. when i would talk to her about wanting to work in the white house for being interested in politics or being a lawyer, she said you have to study hard and make good grades. you need to get a scholarship because i will not be able to afford it. she never said -- the sky was the limit. that really was her view. it made me think i could do anything. i did go to law school. in the early 1980's when i got out of law school, i went back to tennessee to practice. i was going around to law firms. there were not that many women in the law firms. i had guys interview me. they would sit me down and say, do you understand you have to try cas
's that drive them further apart and makes compromise more difficult to achieve. walter russell mead introduced a useful distinction between the blue stay and read state models of development. the parties are sorting themselves and to different states and regions where they can implement their visions of social and economic policy. the blue state model, the democratic model takes its inspiration from the new deal. it is based on the concept governments can't underwrite working and middle-class incomes by a regime of higher taxes and public spending on education, healthcare, welfare and public employment. the red state model as implemented in various republican states call for lower taxes, lower public spending as a means of attracting business and promoting growth. california, illinois, and new york are prototypes of the better -- of the blue state model. texas, arizona, and indiana are prototypes of the red state model. but when these tendencies are added up across the nation, they produce something close to a stalemate. the blue state model is collapsing because of a tight cost and the effect
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